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Antonis Kambourakis to Serve as President of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers

Antonis Kambourakis will serve as the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers, replacing Yiannis Retsos who was elected to head SETE.
Posted On 13 Jul 2017

Greece’s Deal with Creditors Puts Tourism, Business Sectors at Ease

Greek tourism professionals hope that the deal reached between Greece and its lenders will lift the lingering uncertainty and allow tourism to grow.

Greek Hotel Federation Head Yiannis Retsos Shares Insight with TEI Tourism Graduates

Hellenic Hotel Federation President Yiannis Retsos gave a lecture on "Strategic Hotel Design and Human Resource Management” at the TEI of Athens.

Greek Hospitality Sector Welcomes 5-star Hotel Boom

Greece’s hospitality industry is seeing all the more 5-star hotels at major destinations across the country, offering visitors high quality services and at the same time attracting higher income travelers.
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Yiannis Retsos to Run for SETE Presidency

Yiannis Retsos, president of the Hellenic Hotel Federation, will run in the upcoming elections for the presidency of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Greek Hoteliers Discuss Challenges at 6th General Assembly

Greek hoteliers discussed the challenges of the industry during the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels' 6th general assembly on Friday.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Greek Hoteliers Want Rules for Airbnb-type Rentals to Come into Force

The Hellenic Hotel Federation is requesting for the law containing rules for Airbnb-type rentals to finally come into effect in Greece.
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Greek Hotel Body Calls on Gov’t to Safeguard Country’s Image

The Hellenic Hotel Federation is calling on the government to step in and ensure a positive portrayal of Greece ahead of the pre-booking season.
Posted On 03 Feb 2017

Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Τουρισμού 2016: Μήνυμα Πανελλήνιας Ομοσπονδίας Ξενοδόχων (ΠΟΞ)

Μήνυμα της Πανελλήνιας Ομοσπονδίας Ξενοδόχων (ΠΟΞ) με την ευκαιρία της Παγκόσμιας Hμέρας Tουρισμού στις 27 Σεπτεμβρίου 2016.

‘Guardian’ Sees Greece Tourism Upsurge Due to Safety, Stability

Athens is ready to host some 4.5 million visitors this year and the Guardian is describing the rising tourism numbers as a “miracle”, adding that much of the upsurge is linked to Greece’s safety record.
Posted On 30 May 2016

Greek Hotel Industry Up Against Slow Bookings, Overtaxation and ‘Underground Economy’ this Year

This year has become a challenging time for the Greek hotel industry with many diverse challenges being thrown its way such as lagging bookings, overtaxation and the "underground economy" created by short-term home rentals, according to the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers.
Posted On 11 May 2016

Greek Hospitality Awards 2016 Honor Industry’s Finest

Greece's best hotels and resorts were celebrated at the second edition of the Greek Hospitality Awards 2016 that took place recently at the Ethniki Asfalistiki Conference Center in Athens.
Posted On 25 Apr 2016

Extra ‘Sleep’ Tax Angers Greece Hoteliers

Weeks before the official launch of the summer tourism season, Greece’s hoteliers are furious over a proposed tax on accommodation which comes on top of other levies imposed last year.
Posted On 12 Apr 2016

Greek Hoteliers Say ‘No’ to Proposed New Accommodation Tax

Greece's hoteliers are up in arms over the government's proposal to impose a new accommodation tax for each night spent in the country's hotels.
Posted On 06 Apr 2016

Greek Hotel Sector, Tourism Employees See Eye to Eye – Opinion

"For the first time in many years, the hotel sector and its employees have managed to see eye to eye and ensure that the interests of all parties involved are safeguarded, paving the way for a fruitful collaboration and future growth,” according to Hellenic Federation of...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016

Greece: Renewal of Hotel Sector’s National Collective Agreement

A new national collective agreement for workers in Greece's hotel industry was signed on Tuesday between the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) and the Panhellenic Federation of Catering Workers and Tourist Profession Employees.
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

Grekland Panorama: Stockholm Gets Ready to Welcome Third Greek Expo

The third edition of the Grekland Panorama, the exclusive travel fair for Greece and Cyprus in Stockholm, Sweden, is expected to attract even more Scandinavians than last year's event which had seen visitor numbers reach some 11,000.
Posted On 03 Feb 2016

Greek Travel Agents Eye Iranian Market

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FEDHATTA) and the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) have set eyes on the Iranian market and announced that they will strongly engage in the coming period to attract travelers from Iran...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016

‘Grecka Panorama-CYPR’ Gets Ready to Give Poland a Greek Experience

The first dedicated travel and taste fair for Greece and Cyprus "Grekland Panorama-CYPR" is getting ready to open in Warsaw and offer a true Greek experience to visitors and tourism professionals of Poland.
Posted On 30 Nov 2015

Greece Hoteliers Table their Troubles at Philoxenia

The heads of the country’s hotelier associations met in Thessaloniki, last week, to discuss crucial issues affecting the sector including the need to restore the VAT rates to competitive levels, reduce taxation, boost domestic tourism and deal with the refugee crisis.
Posted On 17 Nov 2015